Thursday, May 28, 2009
Virginia Business - News: The disappearing donor: "According to the Association of Fundraising Professionals, only 46 percent of charities raised more money in 2008 than in 2007, a new low in the survey’s eight-year history. Usually that number is around 60 percent. Forty percent of organizations surveyed reported raising less money in 2008 than the previous year. The remaining 14 percent of respondents raised the same amount as in 2007. “Fundraising decreases were seen across the board, regardless of issue, size or geography,” the association reports."